She has survived three assassination attempts but isn't giving up her fight for equality
At age 24, Zarifa Ghafari became Afghanistan's youngest mayor. She fled after the Taliban takeover but her quest to help Afghan women and girls continues, and her story is told in a new memoir and Netflix documentary.
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Former Mayor of Maidan Shahr, Afghanistan, Zarifa Ghafari poses for AFP during the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival on September 10, 2022, in Toronto, Canada. - "In Her Hands," a new Netflix documentary about women's rights in Afghanistan, produced by former US First Lady Hillary Clinton and daughter Chelsea premiered at the festival on September 9. The film focuses on Ghafari, one of Afghanistan's first female mayors, who survived a Taliban assassination attempt and whose father was killed before she fled the country upon the fall of Kabul last year. (Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP) (Photo by VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images)
She has survived three assassination attempts but isn't giving up her fight for equality
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